Hanover Mass Parent Advisory Council

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“Alone we can do so little;

                together we can do so much.”

                  - Helen Keller

Welcome to Hanover PAC

The Mission of the Hanover Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is to work towards the understanding, respect, support, and appropriate education for all children with special needs in our community.

Key Objectives

  • Work with the School Committee to establish procedures related to planning, development and evaluation of the special education program.
  • Provide regular forums for parents and school personnel to share information and discuss pertinent issues.
  • Provide training for parents on Special Education laws and regulations as well as the development of educational plans.
  • Explore opportunities for parents, teachers and other school personnel to participate in joint training to foster mutual understanding.
  • Establish a support network among parents, including access to relevant information, regulations and laws, training and emotional support.
  • Promote communication and programs within the community to encourage greater understanding, acceptance, compassion, and inclusion of children with learning differences. 

PAC Brochure

Download the PAC Brochure here. The brochure is formatted as a PDF.

Our Goals

 

Hanover PAC Goals

  • Increase opportunities for Professional Development in the area of Special Education for all staff.
  • Increase opportunities for communication the Parent Advisory Council,School Administration and School Committee.
  • Increase the number of active parents involved in PAC activities and planning.

 

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